literary musings, author profiles, and favorite posts

1. Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder

2. Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath

3. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

4. Mud Pies and Other Recipes by Marjorie Winslow

5. Irving and Muktuk series by Daniel Pinkwater

6. Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman

7. Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

9. Shakespeare Birthday post

10. Wordsworth Birthday post

11. Tea with Miss Potter

12. Laura Ingalls Wilder for a day

13. Author/Illustrator Allen Say

14. The Secret Garden (Part One): Another Peek Inside

15. The Secret Garden (Part Two): Yorkshire Culinary Delights

16. Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter (Tale of Samuel Whiskers)

17. Babette’s Feast by Isak Dinesen

18. A Very Poignant Thanksgiving

19. Recipe for a Picture Book (How I Wrote and Published Dumpling Soup) 

20. Bob Dylan Concert in NYC, November 2008

21."How Does It Feel," (thoughts on "Like a Rolling Stone") 

22. The Best Restaurant of All: Cynthia Rylant’s Van Gogh Cafe

23. The Dish on Gilmore Girls Food

24. A Little Pastry Sampler from Dorie Greenspan

25. Children’s Authors and Their Dogs

26. Kool and Krazy Kidlit Kats Up Close and Purrsonal

27. Please Look After This Bear. Thank You. (85th birthday celebration for Michael Bond).

28. Facehook: A Facetious Finale for the Letter F

29. Candice Ransom and Her Mama’s Southern Pies

30. Look Who’s Here: Charlotte, Joan and Melissa!